Advice: A mother’s love is everlasting

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESI get emotional when speaking of my mother. She’s been gone for nearly 10 years and there is not a day...

Advice: Children need time with their parents

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESParents, don’t blame your kids for bedtime drama and morning attitudes. How do you enforce curfew? If screams and threats are...

ADVICE: Memories of my mother’s kitchen

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESMy grandsons think it’s funny when I tell them that I didn’t grow up eating pizza.My Cuban parents did not recognize...

A younger generation of farmers

Nicole Sosebee traded her Downtown Dallas fashion industry job for a down-home lifestyle to raise her three children among farm animals and South Texas...

Advice: Raising children in a rude world

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESI was fascinated by an article I read in Time Magazine by Danny Wallace in which he describes an incident during...

Dreams, magazines and a growing fashion business

Where do you see your business in 10 years?Manuel Tiscareño hesitated to answer the question. It took the local bridal fashion designer a few...

Advice: Creative activities give your brain some peace

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESHave you ever observed children as they color? There is always a peaceful expression on their faces as they zone out...

Advice: Parenting a child that beats to a different drum

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESChildren are born with all sorts of temperaments, meaning parents must learn to understand their kids.But what happens when you have...

Advice: In gun debate, we are missing the real issues

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESI understand our youth’s protesting for demand of safer schools in our communities. School is, after all, supposed to be a...

Advice: Welcome to the family, baby Austin

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESThere’s nothing more emotional than welcoming a grandchild into this world.On Feb. 21, our grandson Austin Lazaro Salcines was born in...